Impressions from the Third International Conference on Geographies of Education

Originally posted on Population Geography:
12th November, 2018 PGRG Blog #13 Jacob Fairless Nicholson ? Jacob Fairless Nicholson is a postgraduate researcher in his third year at King’s College London. His work charts the geographies of ‘Black education spaces’ in London 1960-1990. Jacob visited the three-day Third International Conference on Geographies of Education at Loughborough…

Call For Papers: American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting ‘Gendering the Smart City: Towards Just & Feminist Urban Futures’ #aagDC

Find out more about the call for papers for the American Association of Geographers Meeting entitled ‘Gendering the Smart City: Towards Just & Feminist Urban Futures’ due to take place in Washington, D.C. from 3-7 April 2019. … More Call For Papers: American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting ‘Gendering the Smart City: Towards Just & Feminist Urban Futures’ #aagDC

Workshop 1 Report: Learning from Small Cities: Governing Imagined Futures and the Dynamics of Change in India’s Smart Urban Age

Read ‘Satellite Mapping, Big Data and the Politics of Space at the Margins of the Indian City’ by Professor Sanjay Srivastava, British Academy Visiting Fellow 2018 and Professor of Sociology, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi University … More Workshop 1 Report: Learning from Small Cities: Governing Imagined Futures and the Dynamics of Change in India’s Smart Urban Age

Satellite Mapping, Big Data and the Politics of Space at the Margins of the Indian City

Read ‘Satellite Mapping, Big Data and the Politics of Space at the Margins of the Indian City’ by Professor Sanjay Srivastava, British Academy Visiting Fellow 2018 and Professor of Sociology, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi University … More Satellite Mapping, Big Data and the Politics of Space at the Margins of the Indian City

Call For Early Career Researcher Applications: ‘Learning from Small Cities’ 2-Day Workshop 1-2 August 2018 at King’s College London

Find out more about the call for Early Career Researcher applications to participate in the Urban Futures research domain ‘Learning from Small Cities’ project 2-day workshop from 1-2 August 2018 at King’s College London. … More Call For Early Career Researcher Applications: ‘Learning from Small Cities’ 2-Day Workshop 1-2 August 2018 at King’s College London

Call For Papers: Towards playful urban futures? Animating, experimenting and participating in the city as playground.

Find out more about the call for papers for the ‘RGS-IBG Annual International Conference’ in Cardiff from 28-31 August 2018. … More Call For Papers: Towards playful urban futures? Animating, experimenting and participating in the city as playground.

Film: Habitat and Living in Plural Cities

the city inside out Habitat and Living in Plural Cities Watch this new film produced by the British Academy as part of their Urban Futures series. Abstract: Is our understanding of urban infrastructure changing? Do we need to move beyond discussions about ‘smart cities’ and digital innovation? What pathways exist for the city of the … More Film: Habitat and Living in Plural Cities

A Critical Read of the Ambiguity of Sustainability

Book Review of The Enemies of Progress – The Dangers of Sustainability Austin Williams, Imprint Academic, Copyright 2008, 153 pages   The Enemies of Progress: The Dangers of Sustainability wants to challenge – with a modernist approach – and provoke the reader to think/rethink, and further to recognise that human’s progress is under attack by … More A Critical Read of the Ambiguity of Sustainability